Physicians should consider revealing prices to meet.
Med Ec Blog
In today’s market, partnerships come with a number of risks and uncertainties, leading physicians to question whether they truly want to be tied to a practice for the long term.
Physician practices are facing confusion and frustration due to the shift to value-based care and the ever-rising cost of care. Physicians seeking to stabilize their revenue amidst this chaos typically find themselves facing several challenges.
In the next few years, a major shortage of primary care physicians will sweep across the United States. By 2025, the number of physicians needed will fall short by 46,000 to 90,000, according to a recent study from the Association of American Medical Colleges.
With Congress attempting to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and with the president issuing executive actions to roll back portions of the ACA, some in the medical community have been wondering whether the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) also faces an uncertain future.
I appeal to my fellow physicians, let us denounce with a single voice practices by third parties.
CMS adds cost to MIPS score, exempts more physicians in rules for Quality Payment Program next year.
The stated goal of many price transparency companies is to use claims data to better predict the consumer's negotiated rate.
The conundrum for physicians is how they can express their humanity in this situation without incurring the risk of the patient subsequently attempting to use the physician's statement as evidence of malpractice in a lawsuit.
During the good old days, physicians were considered the pillar of the community and the role of primary care physician (PCP) was a respected position. I'm guessing that during that time, we, the physicians, assumed the role of custodians of patients’ medical records.